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Thread: What do I do now?

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    Senior Member laynak's Avatar
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    I got several of these fabrics in Williams, AZ a couple years ago and decided to do an asymmetrical fussy cut design (what seemed to fit). My question is, should I add a border or leave it as-is? I have a dark brown in the quilt top that I plan to use for the binding too.

    And, does anyone have a suggestion for a title? It's 36x56 now, not quite big enough for a lap quilt but looks nice on my design wall.

    Thanks for your help!
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    I think a border would 'finish' it -maybe pick up the deep green?

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    border in a right color will make everything POP but it's beautiful as is.

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    "Los Lobos" or "Call of the Wild" maybe grey/dark grey would be a good border.

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    I'd try a boarder to see what it does. I would try the material that surrounds the second wolf at the top. It appears either purple or black in the photo.

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    The Pathfinder

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    I love the wolves print. And think a border would look great. With the border it would bring your eyes into all the great fussy cuts you did.

    As for the name it makes me think of call of the wild. How about "A wild afternoon"

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    Well I was going to suggest The Call of the Wild, but see it's already been suggested. I think a narrow rust border, then a little wider green & bind with the brown would look great.

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    I would put a border.

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    How about a cream inner border and then a larger outside border in a darker color - green or grey?

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    I like that green & cream strip I see in it, might look nice as borders too, & how about " Living Wild" for a name, lol... Nice work, post when you add the borders, okay!

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    it looks great, but i think a border would tie it all together.

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    Quote Originally Posted by happymrs
    I like that green & cream strip I see in it, might look nice as borders too, & how about " Living Wild" for a name, lol... Nice work, post when you add the borders, okay!
    My vote is with Nancy...the cream and green. Give the eye a place to rest before returning to the patterns. And you can use the brown as planned also! Let us see it when you are done! Nice work and good eye for color.

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    Do a border

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    Perhaps a thin border followed by a bigger one. :)

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    I would add a border. It will bring the focus back to the quilt center.

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    Yes, a border would finish this "Wild Delight".

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    Thank you so much for everyone's input! I will definitely add a narrow inner & wider outer border. I'll check to see how much fabric I have left of each color to see what I can do. I'm mulling over which name I like best.
    A friend of mine owns a wolf dog (a bit of a challenge). If this quilt goes to her, I may ask for her input to decide. Or, my stepson who loves wolves too.
    I'll post a photo when it's finished.

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    Beautiful, I would put a border on it.

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    Definitely needs a border...maybe about a 4" one. Lots of color choices in your other fabrics...I can see a darker green or even maybe a gray. Play with it. You will be surprised to see what will look best!

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    Nice job. I think I would put a border on.

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